Who Supports Us:
"[The ZOA is] a key player in building and strengthening the relationship between America and Israel. I would like to express my deep gratitude to your organization for all that it has done to advance peace and freedom."
-- Representative J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL), Former Speaker of the House
" What the ZOA has done in the past year is to speak the truth, even when the truth is inconvenient to various powers that be."
-- Senator Arlen Spector (R-PA)
" Thank you to all of you in the Zionist Organization of America. We thank you for being the lead organization in securing passage of the Koby Mandell Act [to bring Palestinian murderers of Americans to justice in the U.S.]"
-- Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chair, Middle East Subcommittee of the House International Relations Committee
" The Zionist Organization of America...work[s] tirelessly to safeguard Israel, as well as to promote democratic values and true peace throughout the Middle East. In these difficult times, ZOA exemplifies the spirit of solidarity between the United States and Israel and reflects the ideals upon which both these nations were founded."
-- Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)
"I wish to commend the ZOA on its activities in support of the State of Israel. Your efforts and commitment are appreciated immensely."
-- Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
"The Zionist Organization of America has done important work in explaining Israel's case to the American public, media, and Congress... I urge you to support the ZOA and its efforts on behalf of Israel...[It] has been a bulwark in the defense of Israel and the Jewish people."
-- Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
"The ZOA plays a pivotal role in obtaining political, moral and material support for the State of Israel."
-- Former Education Minister Limor Livnat
" ZOA...[is] the most credible advocate for Israel on the American Jewish scene today... [It] has spent most of the past eight years warning...that any realistic reading of Arafat's record makes the idea of dealing with him seem insane."
--The Wall Street Journal
"The ZOA is one of the most important and influential Jewish groups in the U.S. today... [It]has almost single-handedly persuaded the U.S. Congress to take a harder line on Yasser Arafat."
--The Jerusalem Post
"The ZOA was a relatively rare voice from the outset in the American Jewish community [warning] against Oslo."
--The New York Times